byMassachusetts. Militia. Col. John Jacobs' Regiment.
Manuscript ; 1 v. (74 leaves), bound; 33 cm. Covers time period of 27 May 1778-16 December 1778. Final 19 leaves contain charts of the weekly returns of the regiment. A mix of regimental orders, brigade orders and generals' orders taken at headquarters in Swansey (Swansea), Mass., Providence and Portsmouth, R.I. covering the time period of the Battle of Rhode Island. Also from stations at Tiverton, R.I., Little Compton, R.I., Camp Freetown (Mass.). Records orders from General Cornell, General... Topics: Massachusetts. Militia. -- Order-books., Rhode Island, Battle of, R.I., 1778., Quaker Hill, Battle...
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